Teens: They’re annoying, but we turn to them for the newest cool trend, then mangle and repurpose it until someone works it into a boring ad campaign three months after everyone’s moved on. The latest entry in cool things by teens is the “mannequin challenge.”
The challenge requires a group of people to pose and stay completely still while a person with a camera walks around and weaves through the entire scene to show every piece of it. The more creative the frozen pose, the better. It requires the coordination of a flash mob, but is far less obnoxious.
This high school baseball team gets high marks for the kid hanging onto the fence at about 0:26:
Here’s a high school football team, with one kid showing off his abs:
Here’s a non-sports sample that’s great:
Michigan football pulled one off:
The Pittsburgh Steelers put together one today:
If you’re impressed and entertained, Select All has some more of these to watch.